SorrentoTM

We manufacture clinical, therapeutic seating for patients and caregivers to help prevent injury, increase comfort and reduce the cost of care.

The Sorrento lends itself easily to changing user needs in multi-user environments and is above all else the ultimate in user comfort.

“These chairs looked like nothing I had ever seen before.”

- Julie S. MI, USA

SorrentoTM Information

  • Waterfall Back
    Waterfall Back
    Three soft, fiber filled, Dartex covered support cushions on the back of the chair that can accommodate abnormal spinal postures such as scoliosis and kyphosis while improving comfort. They can be moulded and adjusted to suit specific spinal presentations. 
  • Fibrelux Back
    Fibrelux Back
    The Fibrelux back gives lateral, postural support to the user and can help the patient to maintain midline sitting during a transfer into the chair. It's a soft, comfortable design allows the person to be comfortable while sitting for longer periods of time.
  • Ramped Seat Cushion
    Ramped Seat Cushion
    An angled seat cushion to increase the angle of the seat base, discouraging sliding from the seat.
  • Pressure Management Arms 
    Pressure Management Arms
    A combination of Visco memory foam and dartex multi stretch fabric for those with a risk of pressure injury on the arms & hips.
  • Side Pocket
    Side Pocket
    A useful feature for holding a newspaper or books in the arm of your chair.
  • Handset Holder
    Handset Holder
    For those who wish to move their seat themselves, this useful holder keeps the handset within easy reach.
  • Lateral Supports
    Lateral Supports
    These pressure redistributing supports are used for those needing thoracic/trunk support and helps reduce development or further deterioration of scoliosis, as well as promoting midline sitting for those that tend to lean to one side.
  • Leg Laterals
    Leg Laterals
    Helpful for clients whose legs abduct and externally rotate. They protect the feet from injury or objects in the path of chair movement. They also help to keep the feet supported on the footplate.
  • Padded Footplate
    Sliding Footplate
    Padding can be incorporated into the footplate of the chair for additional pressure management, to accommodate or improve foo position or to further decrease the seat-to-footplate height for individual users.
  • Legrest Wedge
    Legrest Wedge
    Some patients with oedema or swelling wish to elevate their legs higher than normal which can be aided by the legrest wedge.
  • Removable Arm Covers
    Removable Arm Covers
    Instrumental in keeping the chair clean and adhering to infection control protocols, especially with clients who suffer from incontinence. They can be removed and sterilized or replaced as necessary.
  • Removable Seat Covers
    Removable Seat Cover
    Instrumental in keeping the chair clean and adhering to infection control protocols, especially with clients who suffer from incontinence. they can be removed and sterilized or replaced as necessary.
  • Tray Table
    Tray Table
    A tray for meals, positioning support and facilitation of activities. The tray table should only be used in accordance with facility or local regulations regarding restraint. 
  • 4 Braked Castors on Chair
    4 Braked Castors on Chair
    To help keep the chair stationary, 4 braked castors can be added to the chair frame at time of ordering in retrospect. Brakes can be engaged from the front or the back of the chair.
  • Stroller Wheel
    Stroller Wheels
    300mm rear wheels that provide additional ease of maneuverability. These can be used to control the direction of movement during transit providing smooth mobility. A wheelchair ratchet breaking system which provides a stable and secure break on the chair is included as standard with stroller wheels.
  • Horseshoe Pillow
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    Fitting over the shoulders, this soft-filled pillow provides head and neck support while maintaining visual field and interaction.
  • Concave Pillow
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    This "C" shaped pillow provides lateral head support for clients with poor head control and encourages a midline head position. It increases comfort and contact with the chair and incorporates the Seating Matters pressure management used on user contact surfaces of the chair.
  • Head Pillow
    Head Pillow
    The pillow provides maximum support to the head, maintaining comfort and maximising contact with the seat back. ensuring the body is loaded and positioning is optimised.
  • Seat Belt
    Seatbelt
    Provides additional safety during transit as well as providing a form of support for those who may have a tendency to slide out of their chairs or suffer from seizures. It is only to be used in accordance with facility or local regulations regarding restraint.
  • Padded Seat Belt
    4 Point Hip Belt
    This comfortable belt can be easily fitted to each Seating Matters chair. It is only to be used in accordance with facility or local regulations regarding restraint.
  • 4 Point Hip Belt
    4 Point Hip Belt
    For those who require extra security in their seat, the 4 point belt is similar to the seat belt but is held in location by two additional belts to stop it moving to an unsafe position on the body. It is only to be used in accordance with facility or local regulations regarding restraint.
  • Hip Belt Pin Release
    4 Point Hip Belt
    Used for those where there is a risk of injury by opening the best at the wrong time, the pin release gives extra safety to the patient. It is only to be used in accordance with facility or local regulations regarding restraint.
  • Pelvic Positioner
    4 Point Hip Belt
    Used for those where there is a risk of injury by opening the best at the wrong time, the pin release gives extra safety to the patient. It is only to be used in accordance with facility or local regulations regarding restraint.

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“After our [Seating Assessment] session with Curtis, it was the first time in 15 awful months that we could see a future for our Mum that would allow her to leave her bed.”

- Debbie J. and Kellie D.

Build Quality

Seating Matters’ product development has evolved from patient needs from over 30 years of experience of Occupational Therapy. It took careful planning to ensure our chairs were functional as well as being aesthetically pleasing.

Our design team are adamant that the chairs need to be designed in such a way that they fit into a home environment. Each and every part of a Seating Matters chair has been engineered and devised to offer optimum quality and support for the user.

Stringent Testing

The entire Seating Matters range has undergone an impressive level of rigorous testing. By investing in our in-house testing facility we have raised the bar for testing standards in the field of medical equipment.

Each chair model is specifically designed for stability, ensuring that it has a low center of gravity and a wide, stable base. This offers a high level of safety and occupant protection, even when in maximum tilt in space.

Peace of Mind

Have total peace of mind when relaxing in a Seating Matters chair as each one has passed the world’s most stringent standards of strength, durability and safety. That’s why we can uphold an industry leading 7 year manufacturer’s warranty* with total confidence.

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